Instructor Profile | Mental Health First Aid
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Stacey Kontogianis

Accreditations

Standard MHFA

Location Information

Rosebery
Darwin  Northern Territory  0832
Australia

States Available In

  • Northern Territory

Bio

I have over 13 years experience in the children, youth and family sector related to out-of-home care, residential care, leaving care, youth diversion, family services, early childhood development and statutory Child Protection services within Victoria and the NT. Having lived and worked in remote NT for 6 months, I have developed a greater understanding and appreciation of the diversity of cultural and mental health challenges community groups (regional and remote) can face. I have direct counseling and health promotion experience with first responder (NTPFES) employees (and immediate family and children), as well as understanding the challenges their families can be faced with on a day-to-day level and the long-term pressures within a mental health and wellbeing context. Not only am I a facilitator of MHFA 12hr Standard and the 4hr Standard Refresher courses, I am a trained facilitator in a number of well-known parenting programs - ABCD Parenting Young Adolescents, Tuning into Kids, Tuning into Teens and Bringing Baby Home.